The rising number of bodies from hospitals has forced Nigambodh Ghat, New Delhi's biggest and oldest crematorium, to extend its opening hours, as India records 9,887 new Covid-19 cases today.
Daily Mail. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:38:09 +0100.
Big Bash League clubs are planning for fans to be able to attend games next summer in a development that could have implications for the India series.
Andrew Wu. Sydney Morning Herald. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:04:02 +1000.
India reported a record 9,887 new coronavirus cases in one day on Saturday and overtook Italy as the world's sixth-biggest outbreak, two days before the relaxing of a lockdown with the reopening of malls, restaurants and places of worship.
Reuters. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 03:51:12 -0400.
Cancelled orders, hopeful invoices, the prospect of factories going out of business, yes, one of the key elements of the western fast fashion trade, Bangladeshi textile factories, have been having a hard time of it of late.
By Andrew Busby, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 12:09:01 -0400.
As the West settles into a grinding battle with the disease, the virus surges across the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia.
Declan Walsh. New York Times. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 23:14:29 +0000.
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan reported a record single-day spike in coronavirus-related deaths with 82 new fatalities and 4,688 cases that it says resulted from increased testing in the past 24 hours. ...
The Associated Press. Washington Times. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 02:15:27 -0400.
A Rohingya refugee has become the first to die from coronavirus in Bangladesh, as infections rise in camps holding more than one million people who fled from Mynamar.
Sky News. Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:23:00 +0100.
India reported more than 8000 new cases of the coronavirus in a single day, another record high that topped the deadliest week in the country. Confirmed infections have risen to 182,143, with 5164 deaths, including 193 in the ...
New Zealand Herald. Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:50:29 +1200.
While many Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Events have been canceled, Houston's Indo-American Association is celebrating with incredible virtual performers - including the Riyaaz Qawwali Ensemble!
Ccg. ABC News. Sun, 31 May 2020 13:29:04 +0000.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India reported more than 8,000 new cases of the coronavirus in a single day, another record high that topped the deadliest week in the country. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 31 May 2020 04:43:48 -0400.
Bangladesh is on track to lose all of its forestland in the next 35-40 years, leading to a rise in CO2 emissions and subsequent climate change, researchers said. ...
Science Daily. Fri, 29 May 2020 15:07:08 EDT.
Under India's lockdown, many labourers rushed to leave New Delhi to get home to their villages, write Jeffrey Gettleman and Suhasini Raj. But one 15-year-old girl decided the only way she could get her injured father home was to cycle
Jeffrey Gettleman, Suhasini Raj. The Independent. Thu, 28 May 2020 14:17:28 GMT.
Facts About South Asian States
The nations of South Asia include the populous countries of India and
Bangladesh as well as Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
More news and information about selected South Asian nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Republic of India's
capital city is New Delhi, and its currency is
the Indian Rupee. Hindi and English are the primary languages used
in India, and in 2007, India's estimated population was 1,129,866,000.
The People's Republic of Bangladesh's capital city is Dhaka, and its
currency is the Taka. The country's primary language is Bengali,
and in 2007, the estimated population of Bangladesh was 150,448,000.
The Kingdom of Bhutan's
capital city is Thimbu, and its national currency
is the Ngultrum. The Kingdom's primary language is Dzongkha, and
in 2007, its estimated population was 2,328,000.
The Republic of Maldives'
capital city is Male, and its national currency
is the Rufiyaa. Dhivehi is the primary language of Maldives, and
in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 369,000.
The Kingdom of Nepal's
capital city is Kathmandu, and its currency
is the Nepalese Rupee. Nepal's primary language is Nepali, and
in 2007, its estimated population was 28,902,000.
The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka's capital city is
Colombo, and its national currency is the Sri Lankan Rupee.
The primary languages of Sri Lanka are Sinhala and Tamil, and in 2007,
the country's population was estimated at 20,926,000.